Daddy – Open Rehearsal

Daddy Open Rehearsal

Thursday, June 13, 2024 at 3:00pm

The Drama League
32 6th Ave, New York, NY 10013

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On Thursday, June 13, 2024 at 3:00pm, The Drama League will host an Open Rehearsal of Daddy, delving into the joys and complexities of transmasculine pregnancy. The rehearsal will be immediately followed by a roundtable discussion led by writer-director Lyam B. Gabel, recipient of The Drama League’s Next Stage Residency. For more information or to attend, please contact

LYAM B. GABEL (they/he) is a trans* performance-maker, scholar, and community archivist who creates containers for collective remembering and radical celebration. They are a founder of trans-media oral history and performance collective LAST CALL, and a director of the NEFA NTP ‘18/ MAP ‘16 performance Alleged Lesbian Activities. Their previous work the dance floor, the hospital room, and the kitchen table, exploring queer care from the early years of the HIV/AIDS crisis through COVID-19, received a NPN Creation Fund commission and was performed at the 2022 TCG conference. He regularly collaborates on work by playwrights and solo performers and has developed work at The Brick, Judson Church, Pipeline, Ashland New Plays Festival, The Theater Offensive, and The New Orleans CAC among others.  2021 Drama League Next Stage Resident, Drama League Fellow 2017. Lyam is an Assistant Professor of Acting and Directing at Lehigh University.


LA Head (House of Telescopes)

Owen Ever (the dancefloor, the hospital room, and the kitchen table, A Field Guide to Gay Animals podcast)

Artistic Team:

Media: Joseph Amodei

Scenography: Sasha Schwartz

Intimacy Director: Raja Benz

Dramaturg/Stage Directions Reader: Philip Santos Shaffer

Stage Manager: Kelleen Moriarty


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